dislike vs dread

Part 2: Dislike vs Dread

Last week, I talked about learning how to say “no” to things and how to discern what I should actually be saying “no” to. As I mentioned in that post, saying “no” is all about self-awareness and understanding your needs, your likes, your limits, and how you want to be treated. In order to really understand myself in this way, I’ve had to learn the … Continue reading Part 2: Dislike vs Dread

learning to say no

Part 1: Learning to Say “No”

This post is part 1 of a 2-part series I wrote about learning how to manage and communicate my expectations of myself. I hope you enjoy and find it relatable! I’m sure you all are aware of the facet of the current mental-health movement centered around saying “no” when you don’t feel like you’re mentally able to handle something. Saying “no” isn’t always easy. There’s … Continue reading Part 1: Learning to Say “No”

working from home extrovert

Working from Home as an Extrovert

Amidst all of the concern and contagion of the coronavirus, my office, like many other offices in the US, recently began weighing the benefits and detriments of working from home. Luckily, my team can easily complete our jobs from our couches, so the transition job-wise has been fairly seamless. But working from home is still a huge change for me. We spend at least a … Continue reading Working from Home as an Extrovert

what everyone should know about eating disorders

Don’t Tell Me to Eat a Hamburger: What Everyone Should Know about Eating Disorders

(TW Eating Disorders)   As you may know if you’ve read my blog, I suffer from an eating disorder (ED). I’ve never had formal psychiatric intervention to help me deal with it, and every day I find another aspect of my life that my eating disorder affects. Since this week is National Eating Disorder Awareness week, my Registered Dietitian Kelsey wanted to work with me … Continue reading Don’t Tell Me to Eat a Hamburger: What Everyone Should Know about Eating Disorders